Patient Management and Delegation
Complete the Patient Management & Delegation virtual simulation activity which can be found by clicking Enter Virtual Simulation. Then debrief on the experience by creating a VoiceThread, video or a written essay.
Once you enter Sentinel Hospital
You?ll enter the lobby and be led to the hospital map
Clicking SKIP will take you directly to map
Select Location: Medical/Surgical or SIMPath Competencies: Management and Leadership OR Evidence-Based Practice OR Collaboration for Improving Outcomes
Reflect on your feelings while fulling the role of the charge nurse in the simulated activities on delegation and caseload management. Consider how you utilized the experience and efficiency information provided.
Summarize the responsibilities, including planning, coordinating and evaluation of nursing resources, managed by the charge nurse in the simulated activity.
Reflect on any correct and incorrect decisions and responses that you would change if you were to repeat this activity.
Describe what you learned in this experience that will be incorporated into your clinical practice.
Reading and Resources
Review chapters 17, 19, 20 21 & 25 in Marquis, B. L., & Huston, C. J. (2021). Leadership roles and management functions in nursing: Theory and application. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
Hill, K.S., Higdon, K, Porter B.W., Rutland, M.D. & Vela, D.K. (2015). Preserving staffing resources as a system: Nurses leading operations and efficiency initiatives. Nursing Economics, 33(1):26-35.
Plonien, C. (2015). Perioperative leadership. Using personality indicators to enhance nurse leader communication. AORN Journal, 102(1), 74-80. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2015.05.001
Shimp, K. M. (2017). Systematic review of turnover/retention and staff perception of staffing and resource adequacy related to staffing. Nursing Economics, 35(5), 239-258,266A. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/1954857855?accountid=169658
Optional Video: Optional: Dan Pink – The puzzle of motivation
All submissions should have a title page and reference page.
Utilize a minimum of two scholarly resources.
Adhere to grammar, spelling and punctuation criteria.
Adhere to APA compliance guidelines.
Adhere to the chosen Submission Option for Delivery of Activity guidelines.
3 to 4-page paper. Include title and reference pages.
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
4 to 8 slides. Add title and reference slides.
Follow Rules of 7.
Other media (Prezi, etc.) presentation
4 to 8 slides with speaker notes. Add title and reference slides.
Follow Rules of 7.
5 to 6-minute video presentation.
Attach reference page or include in video.
Professional appearance and background.
Video submissions must include a script in Word format, submitted through Turnitin for an Originality Report.
Table with appropriate columns and headers.
Include title and reference pages.
Graphs or other illustrations
Graphs or illustrations with appropriate labels. Include title and reference pages.
Poster utilizing any applicable poster template. Include visual graphics/images/other formats for visual appeal. Include appropriate title and references on poster.
Note: Title and reference pages/slides do not count towards the count requirements.